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Element Planter

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Striking geometric plant pot from Planterworx. Handbuilt in Brooklyn. $157.00

Brooklyn's Planterworx create beautiful, long-lasting landscape products using no V.O.C.'s and 100% recoupable overspray. The Element line, designed by Charles Constantine, is an architectural collection of planters with geometric shapes that are inspired by— and antithetical to — forms found in nature. Writes Constantine: A series of planters based on geometric forms found in......read more

Old Roller Blinds Become Shapely Lounge Chair

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Creative recycling by Tenenbaum Hazan

Israeli industrial design studio Tenenbaum Hazan has found a surprising use for the plastic window blinds that have been replaced by lighter, stronger alternatives made of aluminum. The flowing, curvaceous TRIS chair features old plastic roller blinds held together by a closed wooden contour that keeps the form in place. The side where you sit is flexible while the other side......read more

Spinnaker Sail Shower Curtain

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Nautical-themed shower curtain made from recycled sailcloth. $100.00

In the world of sailing, lightweight spinnakers are flown off the bow of the boat for sailing "off the wind." As it turns out, they also make for functional, good-looking shower curtains. Made from discarded sailcloth, this Spinnaker Sail Shower Curtain brings a nautical vibe to your bathroom. Perfect for a lake cabin or beach home. Made in the USA. Available in blue or red....read more

Bound Hand Mirror

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Salvaged glass repurposed as a petite mirror $265.00

Located on Bainbridge Island, a quick ferry ride from Seattle, the studio of Grain Design churns out an array of cool products that are as thoughtfully designed as they are environmentally responsible. The Bound Hand Mirror, constructed from salvaged mirrored glass, is a good example. Grain designers James Minola and Chelsea Green -- who met in industrial design studies at......read more

Driftwood Hooks

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Washed up wood repurposed as colorful hangers $25.00

As a kid growing up on the shores of Lake Erie in western New York, Kiel Mead had a "love affair" with driftwood, which he collected for display at home. Now a designer living in Brooklyn, Mead works primarily with found objects, refashioning them in new and interesting ways. Mead makes clever and colorful use of driftwood with these unique, one-of-a-kind hooks, which  are stained......read more

Repurpose This!

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Our friends at Repurpose Compostables asked people to submit their best ideas for refashioning old stuff. Here are your winners!

The good peeps at Repurpose Compostables are on a mission to replace single-use, petroleum-based plastic cups with greener, plant-based alternatives. Needless to say, we're down for their cause. The company's Repurpose This! campaign asked people to show off their creative repurposing ideas, with sweet prizes for the best projects. SHFT was approached by Repurpose to judge the contestants and......read more

Recycled Denim Jute Rug

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West Elm reincarnates jeans for the living room floor $200.00

For function and comfort, there's nothing quite like a pair of old, worn-in pair of jeans. So a rug made from recycled denim? Well, it only makes sense. This muted indigo offering from West Elm, made of recycled denim woven together with natural jute fibers, features all the best qualities of old jeans. Durable yet cozy, warm yet practical, the Recycled Denim Jute Rug is  like your......read more

The Big SHFT: David Hertz, Repurposed

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Sustainability is second nature to one of California's most innovative architects

David Hertz is widely recognized as one of green design's leading innovators. At the Studio of Environmental Architecture, the LA-based design firm he founded, Hertz focuses primarily on custom residential projects with particular experience in climate responsive, environmentally sustainable homes. He is perhaps best known for the seminal Wing House, an imaginative Malibu residence constructed......read more

Atomic Birdhouse

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Hand made birdhouses and bird feeders. $39.00

The Cubano (featured) is hand-made from a recycled cigar box and finished with a soy based oil which protects against water, mildew, and UV rays. It reminds us of those summer camp projects with bow tie maccaroni and gold spray paint. This one has no toxicity, so it wont hurt the birds and it's a great looking re-use design. ...read more

Modknobs

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Hockey puck doorknobs score one for the home team. $110.00

The Puck looks fresh. Feels great in your hand. And comes in vibrant colors. Modknobs are crafted from hockey pucks and premium Baldwin locksets. The pucks are solid, super durable vulcanized rubber with a hand-friendly “grippy” texture all along the rims. Each Puck door knob set includes matching door knobs, complete hardware and installation instructions....read more

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